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Report
15 February 2019

Human Rights Watch: Audits insufficient to address rife sexual harassment in garment industry; Urges brands to take action

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Combating Sexual Harassment in the Garment Industry", 12 February 2019...

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Article
14 February 2019

Dominican Republic: Garment factory pays living wage, guarantees freedom of association & benefits

Author: Milli Legrain, The Guardian

"'Dignity and respect': Dominican factory vows to never be a sweatshop", 14 February 2019...

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Report
14 February 2019

New report: Transforming the global apparel industry through worker-led strategies

Author: International Labor Rights Forum

"Future of Fashion: Worker-Led Strategies", 13 February 2019...

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Article
11 February 2019

Bangladesh: Worries over wastewater from textile factories

Author: Mohammad Al-Masum Molla and Refayet Ullah Mirdha, The Daily Star, Bangladesh

"Worries over wastewater", 12 February 2019...

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Story
11 February 2019

German Development Ministry drafts law on mandatory human rights due diligence for German companies

As reported by German newspaper TAZ (“Die Tageszeitung”) on 10 February 2019, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has drafted an as of yet unpublished law on mandatory human rights due diligence for German compan...

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Article
11 February 2019

Global Compact Network Germany publishes 2018 Report on Peer Learning Group

Author: Global Compact Network Germany

'Business & Human Rights DGCN Peer Learning Group - Report 2018', 5 Feb 2019...

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Article
10 February 2019

Bangladesh: How little H&M would have to raise t-shirt prices to pay its Bangladesh factory workers a living wage

Author: Oliver Pechter, Business Insider Nordic

"Here’s how little H&M would have to raise t-shirt prices to pay its Bangladesh factory workers a living wage", 1 June 2017...

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Article
10 February 2019

Cambodia: Garment factory representatives and workers meet to find a solution to ongoing strike and protests of workers for better working conditions

Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times

"Factory, workers start strike negotiations", 8 February 2019...

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Company response
8 February 2019

Fast Retailing's response

Author: Fast Retailing

Respecting human rights and ensuring fair working conditions are a top priority for Fast Retailing. In the Fast Retailing Group Code of Conduct for Production Partners, we place great emphasis on working conditions, and respect for worker rights...

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Article
5 February 2019

Bangladesh: Commerce Minister seeks ILO’s help for fair price of ready-made garments

Author: Mehedi Hasan, The Dhaka Tribune, Bangladesh

"Commerce minister seeks ILO’s help for fair price of RMG items", 3 February 2019...

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